Phagwara (Punjab): Activists of Hindu organisations on Wednesday continued with their protest against the killing of seven Amarnath yatra pilgrims by militants, prompting the police to divert route of the two 'Sada-e-Sarhad' India-Pakistan buses.
Protesters marched from the Hanumangarhi temple complex in Phagwara and converged outside the bus stand along the National
Highway-I and burnt a Pakistani flag.
Because of the protest, the Lahore-bound Indian bus coming from New Delhi was diverted via Phillaur, Jandiala, Jalandhar onwards while Delhi-bound Pakistani bus coming from Lahore was diverted via Subhanpur, Kapurthala, Jandiala, Phillaur onwards, officials said.
Addressing protesters, Deepak Bhardwaj, president of the Punjab unit of the All India Hindu Suraksha Samiti asked the Centre to take strict action against Pakistan.
Published Date: Jul 12, 2017 07:54 pm | Updated Date: Jul 12, 2017 07:54 pm